McConnell forces Senate votes on anti-abortion bills

So let me get this straight: Mitch McConnell won’t take up bills on election security, queer community protections, raising the minimum wage, gun reform, and climate change — but he has time to push two restrictive anti-abortion bills that infringe on women’s bodily autonomy? He and his gang of do-nothing Senate Republicans have delivered nothing for the American people. All they care about is pandering to their base, engineering a…

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Thank You!!!

  Congratulations Stephanie! Voters in the 143rd obviously can’t wait to see you in Hartford!  Click through for Stephanie’s video.

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I Now Pronounce You Lucy Stone

Challenging discrimination is not easy; Lucy Stone was never one to take the easy road. The first woman from Massachusetts to earn a college degree, Lucy was an ardent supporter of human rights. Always fierce, her belief that women and men be equal was evident in both her political and personal endeavors. Her message inspired thousands to join the suffrage movement; even Susan B. Anthony credits Lucy’s impassioned speeches for…

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Trump’s rhetoric has changed the way hundreds of kids are bullied in classrooms

Trump’s rhetoric has changed the way hundreds of kids are bullied in classrooms Two kindergartners in Utah told a Latino boy that President Trump would send him back to Mexico, and teenagers in Maine sneered “Ban Muslims” at a classmate wearing a hijab. In Tennessee, a group of middle-schoolers linked arms, imitating the president’s proposed border wall as they refused to let nonwhite students pass. In Ohio, another group of middle-schoolers surrounded a mixed-race sixth-grader and,…

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